§ 10-9-1 Short title
§ 10-9-2 Purpose of act; enactment under constitution
§ 10-9-3 Definitions
§ 10-9-4 Coverage of service
§ 10-9-4.1 Personnel Act; rocky mountain information network employees; exemption from coverage
§ 10-9-5 Public officers and public employees; executive branch;
§ 10-9-6 Certified school instructors previously employed under the provisions of the Personnel Act
§ 10-9-7 Certain rules changes requiring legislative approval
§ 10-9-8 Personnel board; appointment
§ 10-9-9 Board members; pay; meetings
§ 10-9-10 Board duties
§ 10-9-11 Board and office administratively attached to general services department
§ 10-9-12 Director duties
§ 10-9-13 Rules; adoption; coverage
§ 10-9-13.1 Legislative finding; purpose of act
§ 10-9-13.2 Veteran’s preference
§ 10-9-14 Blind not barred from competitive examination; method of testing
§ 10-9-15 Duties of state officers and employers
§ 10-9-16 Status of present employees
§ 10-9-17 Certification of payroll
§ 10-9-18 Appeals by employees to the board
§ 10-9-19 Reduction in force
§ 10-9-20 Oaths; testimony; records; refusal
§ 10-9-21 Prohibited acts
§ 10-9-22 Unlawful acts prohibited
§ 10-9-23 Penalties
§ 10-9-24 Existing rules
§ 10-9-25 Federal funds and assistance

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 10 > Article 9 - Personnel

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.